Chief Executive Officer (CEO) 

Schools Excess Liability Fund (SELF)
Sacramento, CA

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Annual salary range: negotiable and competitive 
SELF offers an exceptional benefits package.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
The initial review of resumes will take place on Monday, December 24, 2018.

This an exceptional opportunity for an experienced, hands-on leader to continue and enhance the efforts of this exemplary insurance pool to provide outstanding service to its member agencies. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for directing the activities of the organization; performing risk management related functions, ensuring appropriate retention levels for self-insured pooled programs, evaluation and recommendation of procedures for loss control programs and risk retention/transfer; analyzing and interpreting the financial condition and recommending corrective action to ensure current and future financial stability; formulating policies and procedures for adoption by the Board, and providing proactive leadership and guidance on agency programs; engaging in a proactive legislation program; representing SELF before the media and various public agencies.

Located in Sacramento, the Capital of California, SELF (a not-for-profit, joint powers authority) is one of the largest and most successful, financially sound pools in the nation providing excess liability coverage to public educational agencies throughout California to protect California’s schools from the devastation of a catastrophic loss.

Candidates should have experience at a senior management level that demonstrates a strong background and knowledge of liability and workers’ compensation insurance markets and insurance pooling, risk management, finance, claims management, and business development; combined with superior leadership and strategic planning skills. Direct experience with insurance and risk management programs is mandatory. Experience working in or managing a joint powers agency (JPA) or other public agency is highly desirable.

To be considered for this exceptional opportunity, please submit an electronic version of your resume (including dates of employment plus staff and budgets managed), compelling cover letter, the names of six professional references (two each of current or former: supervisors, direct reports, and colleagues), and no more than one page response to the Supplemental Question listed below to:

Supplemental Question: Please describe your experience managing insurance and risk management programs, including the development and implementation of effective/creative strategies to ensure your agency’s future stability within this industry.

For more information contact:

Jill Engelmann
CPS HR Consulting
Tel: 916-471-3377

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
Schools Excess Liability Fund (SELF) website:

The Schools Excess Liability Fund (SELF) is an equal opportunity employer.

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